Gretchen Wilson was Here For The Party and the party was great on this date in 2005, Blake Shelton had the number one Country song in the country in 2003 and Brad Paisley's debut single was released in 1999.

Click through for the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 22 February, 2012.

  • Gretchen Wilson's Here For The Party album was certified quadruple-platinum in 2005.
  • Blake Shelton earned a Number One single in Billboard with "The Baby" in 2003.
  • In 2001, Alabama's Randy Owen and Brooks and Dunn were among the mourners gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina to remember NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, who had died in a crash at the Daytona 500 days earlier. Randy performed at the service.
  • Phil Vassar's self-titled debut album was released in 2000.
  • Brad Paisley's debut single, "Who Needs Pictures," was released in 1999.
  • Brooks & Dunn climbed to Number One on the Billboard country chart with "A Man This Lonely" in 1997.
  • Bill Monroe won his first bluegrass Grammy Award for his album Southern Flavor in 1989.
  • B.J. Thomas's (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" charted in 1975.
  • Flatt & Scruggs gave their final performance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1969.
  • Johnny Cash proposed to June Carter when they performed in London, Ontario in 1968.

Here's a flashback to Blake Shelton's 2003 hit ... Before he cut his hair ...



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Dave D.